We know how boundless Italian imagination and creativity can be. Italy is also a wealthy and varied country both historically and geographically. Each place is a discovery, with its own special qualities, developed through outside influences or through having to meet needs. And when creativity, ingenuity, history and, why not, meeting needs come together, the possibilities are infinite.
This is one of the reasons why, all over the country, there are artistic products and accomplishments from ancient local traditions, myths and legends passed down orally, from ancient knowledge that challenges the most original forms so that often there are no pre-defined categories into which to put these products.
A license for freedom used in photography, or printing with ancient techniques, and wooden moulds to decorate fabric, but also books printed with old printing presses, or liqueurs made from herbs using ancient recipes that are part of the culinary landscape for which Italy is famous the world over.
Antique or ultramodern fireplaces, in marble, wood, cast iron and stone, electric, gas or alcohol-fueled, just steps away from the San Lorenzo Columns. Now run by the founding family’s fourth-generation members, the business was started in the late 1800s. Today, Giuseppe Vigorelli, his wife Marisa, the daughter Barbara and the son Federico welcome customers from […]
MilanoMiscellaneous and curios
The distillery was founded by Giovanni Rapa, a man of many interests and talents, in 1880 in Valle Cervo, where it is still located today. Its main product was and is the original black cherry ratafià of Andorno, one of the oldest and most characteristic liquors of Piedmont. In addition to black cherry ratafià, the […]
Andorno Micca (BI)Miscellaneous and curios
After years of experience in television and film, and later in collaboration with major directors and directors of photography, Luca Riccioni opened Kinoki Studio in 1994, in Civitavecchia. Specializing in corporate and ceremony photography, he simultaneously pursued these two sectors with his own way of seeing, recounting factories, people, objects, but also stories. Since the […]